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The best parks in Yorkshire to visit this weekend with the family

Make the most of the warm weather this weekend and head off on an outdoor adventure with the family.

Lifestyle
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea

The RNLI: Why we should be thankful for the lifeboat charity that saves lives at sea

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is the largest charity that saves lives at sea, doing so not only around the coasts of the UK, but the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, alongside some inland waterways.

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Earth Day is an annual event which marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement

Did you know these 15 unusual facts about the Earth?

April 22 marks the annual Earth Day, a day which marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement, which began in 1970.

Environment

The strangest and most unusual UFO sightings in Yorkshire

Numerous places around the UK have had multiple UFO sightings over the past few years and with Yorkshire seeing more and more apparent sightings, it now believed that Yorkshire is the top place in the country to see UFOs.
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President Bob Uttley MBE with Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Sqd Ldr David Dunmore MBE DL RAF

Search and Rescue team president retires after 25 years of service

The Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team’s honorary president Robert (Bob) Uttley MBE has retired from the position he has held since 1994 and handed over the reins to president elect David Whitteron.

News

Yorkshire flood warnings remain as river levels set to 'peak'

The Environment Agency has said 31 flood warnings and 29 alerts were in place across Yorkshire this morning.

Environment

Easter weather: Yorkshire split in two as weather warning for Easter Monday snow remains over the west

A Met Office warning for snow remains hanging over the western half of Yorkshire, but the eastern side of the county is more likely to get rain.
Environment

Easter weather: Heavy snow still expected across Yorkshire... but when and where will it arrive?

There remains a serious risk of heavy snow across parts of Yorkshire this Easter Monday as the Met Office kept its 'Yellow Warning' for the county in place.

Environment

Easter weather: Met Office issues weather warning for Yorkshire as scale of icy bank holiday blast is upgraded

Easter weekend looks set to be disrupted by a blast of cold and wintry weather with the Met Office now upgrading its warning of snow across Yorkshire.

Environment

Easter weather: Wintry mix of wind, rain, sleet and snow as Yorkshire prepares for icy bank holiday blast

Another blast of icy cold weather looks set to hit Yorkshire this Easter weekend... but it is not expected to be as bad as the Beast from the East.
Environment
When will Spring finally arrive?

Equilux or Equinox: When exactly will Spring start?

People usually define the arrival of Spring as point of daylight hours increasing and the weather improving.
Environment
Part of the innovative Northern Forest, which is set to come to fruition in 25 years

The Northern Forest: All you need to know about the giant forest that will follow the M62 across the country

In January of this year, the UK Government unveiled plans for a new, innovative forest which will span the North of England, aptly named the ‘Northern Forest’.
Environment
Could we see some more snow across Yorkshire in time for the Easter holidays?

White Easter? More snow on the way and it could hit our bank holiday celebrations

Another icy cold snap is heading our way and could even result in many parts of the county experiencing a white Easter.

Environment

Yorkshire weather: Warnings remain in place for much of the region but will there be any more snow in Leeds today?

Heavy snow flurries have caused widespread chaos on the Yorkshire roads this morning, with Leeds bearing the brunt of what is being called the 'Pest from the West'.

News

Yorkshire travel and weather: More snow blows in to cause rush hour chaos

Heavy early morning snow flurries are causing chaos on the Yorkshire roads this morning as the county prepares for another day of wintry showers.
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Site of new Lidl in Todmorden

Council writes to Lidl HQ over new Todmorden store

Todmorden Town Council has raised its concerns over the new Lidl store on Halifax Road with the supermarket chain’s head office after discovering fears of an increased flood risk.

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Burst pipes need reporting, say Yorkshire Water

Could you be Yorkshire Water's latest Leakage Inspector?

It may not be a job title many people have considered pursuing, but it's certainly one not too many of your friends will have.
News

White weekend? More snow forecast for Yorkshire as the Beast and Emma collide... but when will it get warmer?

The icy grip of Storm Emma and the Beast from the East shows little sign of loosening as more snow is forecast for Yorkshire this weekend amid freezing temperatures and high winds.

Environment
The M62 has been closed for most of the night and will remain shut today as high winds and snow cause havoc. Picture PA

Yorkshire travel: Roads closed, trains delayed and flights cancelled as Storm Emma causes travel chaos

More travel chaos is expected across the region today as the Beast from the East collides with Storm Emma and delivers another icy blast over Yorkshire.

Transport

Why do different parts of Yorkshire get more snow than other areas?

As snow continues to fall around the country, Yorkshire is an area which continues to be affected with hundreds of schools being shut and transport being disrupted. Although Yorkshire is often affected by snow, is there a reason for this and why do some parts of this county always seem to receive greater snowfall than others?

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